Minister: Metsamor NPP ran at 98% capacity for first time in 2021

Minister: Metsamor NPP ran at 98% capacity for first time in 2021

PanARMENIAN.Net - Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of Armenia Gnel Sanosyan has described the adoption of the energy sector strategy for 2040 a significant achievement.

During the discussion in the National Assembly of the annual report on the execution of the country's state budget for 2021, Sanosyan stressed that all the actions of the government proceed from said strategy.

According to him, for the first time the Metsamor nuclear power plant was running at 98% of its capacity in 2021.

"Every year, the nuclear power plant is shut down for repair," the Minister noted.

"Last year was a rather big milestone, there were changes in some areas, and we had a significant achievement as a result: since 1995, the nuclear power plant had been operating at 92% of its capacity, while last year, for the first time since said major changes, it ran at 98%."

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